The Bird Catcher, from The Noble Pastoral

A work made of wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave.
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  • A work made of wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave.

Date:

1778/80

Artist:

After a cartoon by François Boucher (1703–1770)
Woven at the Manufacture Royale de Beauvais under the direction of André Charlemagne Charron (director, 1754–80) and de Menou (director, 1780–93)
France, Beauvais

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Artist

François Boucher

Title

The Bird Catcher, from The Noble Pastoral

Origin

Beauvais

Date

1778–1780

Medium

Wool and silk, slit and double interlocking tapestry weave

Dimensions

572.2 × 369.7 cm (225 1/4 × 145 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Flora Whitney Miller, Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney in memory of their mother, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Reference Number

1942.144

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